Cinema admissions up in Slovenia

Admissions at Slovenian cinemas rose 8% in 2009, to over 2.6 million tickets for an attendance rate of 1.3 tickets per person.

Slovenia introduces digital TV transmission

With only one year remaining before it ends analog TV transmissions, Slovenia has begun digital transmissions as of December 1.

Vrabec replaces Jurenc at PRO PLUS

Central European Media Enterprises (CME, ) has named Pavel Vrabec to replace outgoing general manager Marijan Jurenc at its Slovenian company PRO PLUS.

Slovenian cinemas convene on digital issue

Slovenian commercial and art house cinema owners meeting in Ljubljana have decided to unite behind the issue of converting cinema houses to digital projection.

PRODUCTION: Goran Vojnović's debut begins filming

Young Slovenian film and TV director Goran Vojnović begins filming film Piran - Pirano which received the largest support (920,507 Euros) from the Slovenian Film Fund ( grants in 2009.

FESTIVALS: The Blacks wins Ljubljana film festival

Croatia's The Blacks (Crnci) directed by Zvonimir Jurić and Goran Dević won the main prize of the 20th Ljubljana film festival LIFFe ( at the festival's November 22 closing ceremony.

PRODUCTION: Third Cvitkovič film in production

Slovenian director Jan Cvitkovič, winner of the 2001 Venice Lion of the Future for his debut Bread and Milk and 2005 Best New Director Award at San Sebastián, is in…

PRODUCTION: Vlado Škafar's Father in postproduction

Following the completion of 12 shooting days during autumn, Slovenian director Vlado Škafar's debut feature film Father has moved into the postproduction phase.

FESTIVALS: Ljubljana festival opens

The 20th Ljubljana International Film Festival - LIFFe opens in Ljubljana and in Slovenia's second city, Maribor, on November 11, and continues through November 22.

M-Appeal picks up Slovenian Girl

M-Appeal has acquired world sales rights to Slovenian Girl directed by Damjan Kozole (Spare Parts).

KidsCo expands across Central Europe

Children's television platform KidsCo has added Slovenia to its growing list of broadcasters in the CEE territories.

Slovenes mourn slain journalist

The Slovenian and international independent film community were shocked by news that film critic Nika Bohinc (1979) was slain in her home on September 1.

Slovenia's Iskratel signs Ukraine deal

Leading Slovenian telecommunications supply company Iskratel announced it has been contracted to provide broadband access in the Ukraine.

New law on Slovenian broadcaster RTV

Cultural Minister Majda Širca is close to revealing changes in the law on Slovenian public broadcaster RTV (

IPTV increases at cable's expense

IPTV growth doubled in 2008 and accounted for 35% of Slovenia's cable/IPTV subscriptions as of the end of Q1 2009,

Production: Slovenian family movie begins filming

Slovenian director Miha Hočevar is nowadays shooting his fourth full-length movie, a teen film titled We Go Our Way.

RTV SLO shooting three TV films

Slovenian national broadcaster RTV SLO ( is shooting three TV films during this summer, all being directed by well-known Slovenian filmmakers.

Media inspector fines Slovenian public TV

A standoff with Slovenian public broadcaster RTV Slovenia over a report about a government minister has resulted in a fine being levied on the TV station.

Mid Europa Partners acquires UPC Slovenia

The private equite firm Mid Europa Partners has acquired UPC Slovenia from Liberty Global.

Slovenian grants announced

The Slovenian Film Fund ( has announce the slate of films and festivals which will receive support in 2009.